BabuKishan already knew RD Burman from Bengal, his family was like family to Babu and when he arrived in Mumbai he started working as R D Burman’s assistant, learning Indian Cinema Music from one of the all time greats in Indian film music. Babu spent about 13 years with Legendary Music Director RD Burman during some of RD Burmans most difficult times, until his death in 1994. At first Bombay was a foreign place to Babukishan, he spoke Bengali and needed to learn Hindi, he was just a kid and had been living in hotels.
When RD Burman found out that Babu has been living in a hotel which was expensive he arranged for Babu to meet the upcoming singer Abhijit from Kanpur, State of UP but Bengali, he thought Babu and Abhijit could help each other out by becoming house mates. RD Burman also suggested that Babu start working in the music industry while he was getting his Music Composer career off the ground.
Burman introduced Babu to his first contacts, at R.K Electronics. Burman thought Babu was dynamic and energetic he knew that Babu would be perfect for the job. Babu is so greatful to R D Burman. R.K Electronics needed someone to promote their company and Babu already having fame as a Music Composer in Bengal was the guy to do this and Babu Kishan knew all distribution contacts from the Eastern Zone. He introduced R.K Electronics to the Eastern Zone and the combination today is know as TIPS Industry, one of largest Entertainment Companies in India.